Products of Neutral Labs

Neutral Labs is on a mission to develop devices that have an aspect of uniqueness and are sonically useful, easy to build, aesthetically pleasing and affordable. And we also care about: Sustainability! While it doesn't have a significant ecological impact globally, relatively speaking, the construction of electronic audio devices for private purposes still leaves a certain footprint regarding carbon dioxide through shipping, hazardous materials during manufacturing, waste through packaging and in other areas. Neutral Labs recognises that far too little is currently being done to combat the climate crisis and widespread environmental damage, and remains committed to help in small or big ways where possible. ++ certified biodegradable paper packaging or reused materials (except for ESD protective packaging – please get in contact if you have a viable alternative) ++ use of renewable raw material (bamboo, oak and bioplastic made from sugar cane) for synth cases + 100% carbon neutral electricity in our own lab ++ 100% carbon neutral shipping + lead-free PCBs and front panels ++ lead-free, fairly and sustainably produced solder (Stannol HS10 Fair and Felder SAC305 Ecotin) ++ USB powered synth means no additional power adapter needed + many components locally sourced in Europe. Non-restrictive Licensing: Neutral Labs is committed to free sharing of intellectual property. + All published schematics and PCB designs can be used freely for any private or educational purpose, but not commercially. + All open-source code can be used under the license found in the code repository. + All audio samples, software audio instruments and software audio effects by Neutral Labs can be used free of charge in any way and for any purpose. This includes commercial use. No attribution is required. + The name “Neutral Labs” as well as the logo cannot be used for commercial purposes. If you’re unsure about usage terms, please ask: admin@neutral-labs.com

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Neutral Labs - Elmyra 2 (Euro)

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This is the Eurorack version of Elmyra 2, it is available in black and white. Elmyra 2 is a 4-voice digital/analog hybrid platform for microtonal sonic exploration, capable of creating anything from lush ambient soundscapes to gritty droning textures and shrieking noises, available as a 42 HP Eurorack module or semi-modular desktop synth. With 31 modulation targets, 4 polymetric sequencers, delay, additional per-voice effects, a choice of various filters, as well as onboard LFOs and utilities, it is essentially a purpose-built small modular system in itself. A set of preset cards (included) or electronic components like capacitors or diodes can be plugged into the front panel in order to change the sound character.Features:• 4 independent voices activated by touch or CV• wavetable-based complex oscillator engine, up to 12 oscillators in total, 1V/octave compatible• chromatic mode makes chords and harmonic sounds possible, microtonal scales supported• 41 patch points• 31 modulation targets• touchpads with analog envelopes that can be used as modulation sources• resonant filter switchable between:• boomy and aggressive multimode 2-pole state variable filter (low-pass, band-pass, high-pass)• creamy 4-pole low-pass ladder filter• delay with unhealthy amounts of feedback• lo-fi reverb• analog OUCH circuit: a unique combination of destructive distortion, waveshaping and filtering• sonic character can be customised by using special preset cards (set of 4 included) or components like diodes that can be plugged into the front panel• preset cards can be used with other Neutral Labs modules• external audio can be processed via audio input• 9 per-voice modulations and effects:• unison detune• dual sub-oscillators• saturation• bitmangler• sample rate reduction• noise• high-pass filter• low-pass filter• 2 LFOs: 1 sine, 1 complex morphable• 4 sequencers with arbitrary step length per voice (up to 128), allows polymetric structures• delay time and LFOs can be clock-synced or unsynced (tap tempo is also possible)• utilities• dual attenuator/buffered multiple/voltage generator• CV summing circuit• case made of plant-based bioplastic and native German oakwood• boutique synth handmade in GermanyDIY-Kit-Type:SMD-Kit-1. This is a Do-It-Yourself kit, not an assembled module. The kit includes all parts to build the module. All SMD parts are pre-soldered, only trough-hole parts to solder. For build guide, more info, videos etc. please check the buttons below.
€329.00*
Neutral Labs - Elmyra 2 (Standalone)

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This is the standalone version of Elmyra 2, it is available in black and white. Elmyra 2 is a 4-voice digital/analog hybrid platform for microtonal sonic exploration, capable of creating anything from lush ambient soundscapes to gritty droning textures and shrieking noises, available as a 42 HP Eurorack module or semi-modular desktop synth. With 31 modulation targets, 4 polymetric sequencers, delay, additional per-voice effects, a choice of various filters, as well as onboard LFOs and utilities, it is essentially a purpose-built small modular system in itself. A set of preset cards (included) or electronic components like capacitors or diodes can be plugged into the front panel in order to change the sound character.Features:• 4 independent voices activated by touch or CV• wavetable-based complex oscillator engine, up to 12 oscillators in total, 1V/octave compatible• chromatic mode makes chords and harmonic sounds possible, microtonal scales supported• 41 patch points• 31 modulation targets• touchpads with analog envelopes that can be used as modulation sources• resonant filter switchable between:• boomy and aggressive multimode 2-pole state variable filter (low-pass, band-pass, high-pass)• creamy 4-pole low-pass ladder filter• delay with unhealthy amounts of feedback• lo-fi reverb• analog OUCH circuit: a unique combination of destructive distortion, waveshaping and filtering• sonic character can be customised by using special preset cards (set of 4 included) or components like diodes that can be plugged into the front panel• preset cards can be used with other Neutral Labs modules• external audio can be processed via audio input• 9 per-voice modulations and effects:• unison detune• dual sub-oscillators• saturation• bitmangler• sample rate reduction• noise• high-pass filter• low-pass filter• 2 LFOs: 1 sine, 1 complex morphable• 4 sequencers with arbitrary step length per voice (up to 128), allows polymetric structures• delay time and LFOs can be clock-synced or unsynced (tap tempo is also possible)• utilities• dual attenuator/buffered multiple/voltage generator• CV summing circuit• case made of plant-based bioplastic and native German oakwood• boutique synth handmade in GermanyDIY-Kit-Type:SMD-Kit-1. This is a Do-It-Yourself kit, not an assembled module. The kit includes all parts to build the module. All SMD parts are pre-soldered, only trough-hole parts to solder. For build guide, more info, videos etc. please check the buttons below.
€379.00*
Neutral Labs - Meg

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Meg is a unique kind of waveshaper. Instead of folding the wave back in on itself like a common wavefolder, it shifts parts of the wave up or down, with the shifting threshold being adjustable. The resulting 2 half-waves can be flattened one by one, essentially morphing into a half square wave and eventually a full square wave. Essentially, it will add pulse-width modulation (and more) to any kind of wave. Both knobs can be fully CV controlled.DIY-Kit-Type:THT-Kit-1. This is a Do-It-Yourself kit, not an assembled module. The kit includes all parts to build the module. Only trough-hole parts to solder. Make sure to check the build guide before you buy. For build guide, more info, videos etc. please check the buttons below.
€49.00*
Neutral Labs - Nermal

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Nermal is a destructive distortion Eurorack module that has some unique sonic qualities. There are 3 levels of distortion ranging from subtle saturation to utter destruction. An integrated modulator can switch or even blend between these modes, with the modulation frequency going well into the audio range, in which case, interesting harmonics and artefacts can be created on top of the incoming audio. Nermal rewards experimentation and unexpected sweetspots can often be discovered along the way. In addition to the onboard modulator, there are external modulation options via control voltages (CV) for the most commonly used parameters. LFOs and envelopes work great, but audio signals are accepted as well and make for the most interesting patches.DIY-Kit-Type:THT-Kit-1. This is a Do-It-Yourself kit, not an assembled module. The kit includes all parts to build the module. Only trough-hole parts to solder. Make sure to check the build guide before you buy. For build guide, more info, videos etc. please check the buttons below.
€95.00*
Neutral Labs - Nijel

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A 4 HP distortion module that allows the flavour of the sound to be changed by separately available preset cards, or even just individual components that can be plugged directly onto the front panel, like diodes, capacitors and resistors. Maybe you would want to try an LED combined with a photoresistor? The cards (Product name: Nuts) are also compatible with the Scrat VCF module.DIY-Kit-Type:SMD-Kit-1. This is a Do-It-Yourself kit, not an assembled module. The kit includes all parts to build the module. All SMD parts are pre-soldered, only trough-hole parts to solder. For build guide, more info, videos etc. please check the buttons below.
€40.00*
Neutral Labs - Nuts

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Nuts is a set of four preset cartridges for Neutral Labs Scrat and Nijel. They give you instant access to a variety of filter sounds. Please read the Scrat manual to get a detailed explanation about how it works. Elmyra 2 has different preset cards, but they should also work with Scrat and Nijel.
€15.01*
Neutral Labs - Pip

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Pip contains two morphable CV generators/complex LFOs in 8 HP that can be synced to each other in predefined ratios, unsynced or phase-shifted between each other. You can choose from a large variety of preset waveforms, random waves or even record and morph your own external CV or knob movements.DIY-Kit-Type:SMD-Kit-1. This is a Do-It-Yourself kit, not an assembled module. The kit includes all parts to build the module. All SMD parts are pre-soldered, only trough-hole parts to solder. For build guide, more info, videos etc. please check the buttons below.
€95.00*
Neutral Labs - Scrat

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Scrat - user customizable Steiner-Parker filter. Scrat is an aggressive sounding multimode Steiner-Parker filter with a twist: You can change the resonance response by plugging in components like diodes, capacitors or resistors (even LEDs and/or light-dependent resistors) directly to the front panel. A set of preset cartridges is also available, which gives you instant access to a variety of filter sounds. You could even make your own. Or go all in and connect some jumper wires to a breadboard for pretty much endless possibilities.The 2-pole filter (12 dB/octave) supports both high-pass and low-pass mode. Even without external components or cartridges, the resonance behaviour can be changed in various ways via switches on the front panel. A set of 4 preset cards called Nuts (Acorn, Almond, Cashew and Pecan) is also available.Both resonance and cutoff can be fully CV controlled, and the cutoff CV sensitivity can be adjusted as well. The module contains an adjustable pre-filter drive circuit, which pairs very well with the Steiner-Parker design.DIY-Kit-Type:THT-Kit-1. This is a Do-It-Yourself kit, not an assembled module. The kit includes all parts to build the module. Only trough-hole parts to solder. Make sure to check the build guide before you buy. For build guide, more info, videos etc. please check the buttons below.
€90.00*